Requirements for Colorado Medical-Aid-In-Dying



You must be 18 years or older.


Terminal illness with less than 6 months to live 

Must be diagnosed by a physician that has already seen or consulted with you and been documented in the medical records as having an illness that is terminal and less than six months to live.   


Colorado resident

 Must have proof of residency, either: a valid driver license/ID card, Voter Registration card, proof of home ownership or leasing agreement, or Colorado Income Tax Return for the most recent year. 


Mentally competent

You must be mentally competent to make an informed decision. Dementia would disqualify.  


Voluntary Request

Voluntarily requesting medical-aid-in-dying medication that has not been coerced or unduly influenced by others. You must be the one requesting, not a relative/friend/attorney.  

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